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Studio 7 Headlines, Wednesday, September 23, 2015


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Pope Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, continues his visit to the United States. Today, among other engagements, he is meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House.

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) stands with Pope Francis during an arrival ceremony for the pontif at the White House in Washington, Sept. 23, 2015.

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) stands with Pope Francis during an arrival ceremony for the pontif at the White House in Washington, Sept. 23, 2015.

President Robert Mugabe is expected in New York today ahead of the United Nations General Assembly which will be addressed by Pope Francis Friday, which is the 70th anniversary of the U.N.

The Constitutional Court strikes section 121 of the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act off the country’s statute books. Activists argued the state had been using the section to detain suspects who would have been granted bail by the courts even in political cases.

Mixed reactions to government’s intention to impose tough fines for public smoking as it plans to ban in public areas.

And Harare deputy mayor Thomas Muzuva dies after suffering from colon cancer

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